In 1880, Mason Science College opened in Birmingham, offering a university-level education. At the opening ceremony, the biologist T. H. Huxley declared that ‘No child born in Birmingham, henceforward … need fail to obtain, not merely the instruction, but the culture most appropriate to the conditions of his life’. Mason College was to be a … Continue reading “24 January 3-4.30pm: What was it like to study at Mason College?”
John Holmes will be giving a talk on at the Oxford Literary Festival next month (31 October): The Temple of Science: The Pre-Raphaelites and Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Oxford: Bodleian Library, 2020) https://oxfordliteraryfestival.org/literature-events/2021/october-31/temple-of-science-the-pre-raphaelites-and-oxford-university-museum-of-natur
Date: 27 October 2021 (16:00-17:00)Description: Join CSNA and the Nineteenth-Century Centre for a Halloween-themed launch of two brilliant new books. The Zoom registration link, for sharing with your various networks is here: https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkcemrrD4sHdbYZPmNJXcNOEZ6-rWXn20p. The link can also be found here
Please join us on May 19th for our Seminar Series: Dr. Veronica Isaac (Brighton), ‘From Fairy Queens in “Gauze and Spangles” to “Shakespeare in Black Velvet”: Examining Changing Attitudes to Theatre Costume in the Long 19th Century c. 1789-1914’ 19 May, 5:00pm GMT Zoom seminar; all are welcome! Register here (link will be sent to … Continue reading “May 19th: Dr. Veronica Isaac (Brighton), ‘Examining Changing Attitudes to Theatre Costume in the Long 19th Century c. 1789-1914’”
Congratulations to Dr. Fariha Shaikh, selected as a 2021 New Generation Thinker! Interested in learning more about her research? Listen as she discusses her past and current projects:
Listen to a fabulous talk hosted by the De Morgan Collection and featuring Heather Bozant Witcher and Amy Huseby, editors of the new collection Defining Pre-Raphaelite Poetics. The volume features chapters by 19CC colleagues John Holmes & Hannah Comer. Online now!
Please join us for an engaging panel with Elaine Goodey, Careena Fenton, and Nicola Westwood. Titles to follow. 24 February, 5:00pm GMT Zoom seminar; all are welcome! Register here (zoom link will be sent to registered participants before the event).
Please join us on March 3rd for our Seminar Series: Dr Tony Howe (Birmingham City) ‘Listening to Silence in Romantic Poetry’ 3 March, 5:00pm GMT Zoom seminar; all are welcome! Register here (link will be sent to registered participants before the event).
Please join us on March 24th for our Seminar Series: Dr. Hannah Britton, ‘Channels of Communication: The Wordsworths, the Wye and the Letters of 1812’ 24 March, 5:00pm GMT Zoom seminar; all are welcome! Register here (link will be sent to registered participants before the event).
Please join us for a Works in Progress workshop with papers by Helen Goulston and Emily Vincent. Helen Goulston, ‘Oxford University Museum of Natural History 1854-1914: Teaching Methods and Environments in the Departments of Geology and Mineralogy’ Emily Vincent, ‘Navigating the Spectral: Domestic Servants, Nursemaids and Mediumship in the Supernatural Works of Florence Marryat’ 21 … Continue reading “April 21st: Works in Progress Workshop”